Index of Error Messages

Equipment Configuration Error causes 1. CPU BIOS Update Code Mismatch. 2. IDE Primary Channel Master Drive Error. (THe causes will be shown before Equipment Configuration Error) Memory Error at xxxx xxxx xxxxh (R xxxxh, W xxxxh). In this situation BIOS will issue 4 short beeps then shut down system, no message will show. In this situation BIOS will shut down system, not show message. Reconnect hard disk drive connector. Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. Hard disk drive System board...

Intermittent Problems

Intermittent system hang problems can be caused by a variety of reasons that have nothing to do with a hardware defect, such as cosmic radiation, electrostatic discharge, or software errors. FRU replacement should be considered only when a recurring problem exists. When analyzing an intermittent problem, do the following 1. Run the advanced diagnostic test for the system board in loop mode at least 10 times. 2. If no error is detected, do not replace any FRU. 3. If any error is detected,...

IO Ports

6-in-1 card reader (SD , MMC, MMCplus , MS, MS PRO, xD) HDMI port with HDCP support (for selected models) Headphone speaker line-out jack with S PDIF support NOTE HDCP is acronym for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection. An encryption system for enforcing digital rights management (DRM) over DVI and HDMI interfaces.

Move your finger across the touchpad to move the cursor

Press the left (1) and right (4) buttons located beneath the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. These two buttons are similar to the left and right buttons on a mouse. Tapping on the touchpad is the same as clicking the left button. Use the 4-way scroll (3) button to scroll up or down and move left or right a page. This button mimics your cursor pressing on the right scroll bar of Windows applications. Tap twice (at the same speed as double-clicking a mouse button) Click and...

External Diskette Drive Check

Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, driver, or diskette. A write-enabled, diagnostic diskette is required. NOTE Make sure that the diskette does not have more than one label attached to it. Multiple labels can cause damage to the drive or cause the drive to fail. Do the following to select the test device. 1. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostics program. 2. See if FDD Test is passed as the program runs to FDD Test. 3. Follow the instructions in the...

System Power Management

All devices in the system are turned off completely OS initiated shutdown. All devices in the system are turned off completely Individual devices such as the CPU and hard disc may be power managed in this state CPU set power down VGA Suspend PCMCIA Suspend Audio Power Down Hard Disk Power Down CD-ROM Power Down Super I O Low Power mode Also called Hibernation Mode. System saves all system states and data onto the disc prior to power off the whole system

Changing a Password

Use the w and y keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the e key. The Set Password box appears 2. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press e. 3. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field. 4. Press e. After setting the password, the computer sets the User Password parameter to Set. 5. If desired, you can enable the Password on boot parameter. 6. When you are done, press u to...

Left View

Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). Connects to an Ethernet 10 100-based network. Connect to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). Supports high definition digital video connections (for selected models). Headphones speaker line-out jack with S PDIF support Connects to audio line-out devices (e.g., speakers, headphones). Accepts input from external microphones. Accepts audio line-in devices (e.g., audio CD player, stereo walkman). Internal optical...

Front View

Repair Icon

Two internal stereo microphones for sound recording. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output. Light-Emitting Diodes LEDs that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. The CineDash media console is a touch-sensitive entertainment interface. For entering data into your computer. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. Click buttons left, center...

Acer eAudio Management

Acer eAudio Management allows you to easily control the enhanced sound effects of Dolby Home Theater on your system. Select Movie or Game mode to experience the awesome realism of 5.1-channel audio output from the speakers fitted to your system via Dolby Surround sound technology. Music mode lets you enjoy your favorite tunes, in vivid detail. To choose your playback device, click the icon on the upper right side of the Acer eAudio Management window.

Easy Launch Buttons

Launch Manager Icon

Located beside the keyboard are application buttons. These buttons are called easy-launch buttons. They are WLAN, Internet, email, Bluetooth and Acer Empowering Technology. The mail and Web browser buttons are pre-set to email and Internet programs, but can be reset by users. To set the Web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager. Lanuch Acer Empowering Technology. user-programmable Enable disables the wireless function. Indicates the status of wireless LAN...

Empowering Technology password

Acer Erecovery Management

You must set the Empowering Technology password to use the password protection feature of Acer eRecovery Management to protect your data. To set the Empowering Technology password 1. Launch Acer eRecovery Management. 3. Click Password settings. The Empowering Technology Password Center dialog box pops up. 4. Click Create a new password. 5. In the Create a New Password dialog box, key in and confirm your password in the appropriate boxes. Your password should have a minimum of 4 and a maximum of...

Removing the Wireless LAN CardTV Tunder Card and System

Remove the two screws fastening the wireless LAN card. 8. Disconnect the main and auxiliary antennae from the wireless LAN card. 9. Then take out the wireless LAN card from the main unit. 10. Loose two screws from the TV card. 11. Remove the TV card from the machine. 12. Remove the two screws from the Wireless card. 13. Remove the Wireless card from the machine. 14. Remove HDD module as shown. 15. Unplug power cable from the machine. 16. Remove FAN cable...

Acer Empowering Technology

Acer's innovative Empowering Technology makes it easy for you to access frequently used functions and manage your new Acer notebook. It features the following handy utilities Acer eAudio Management allows you to easily control the enhanced sound effects of Dolby Home Theater on your system. Acer ePower Management optimizes battery usage via customizable power plans. Acer eDataSecurity Management protects data with passwords and encryption for selected models . Acer eRecovery Management backs up...

External Cdrom Drive Check

Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, drive, or CD-ROM. Make sure that the CD-ROM does not have any label attached to it. The label can cause damage to the drive or can cause the drive to fail. Do the following to select the test device 1. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostics program. 2. See if CD-ROM Test is passed when the program runs to CD-ROM Test. 3. Follow the instructions in the message window. If an error occurs, reconnect the connector on the...

Power System Check

To verify the symptom of the problem, power on the computer using each of the following power sources 2. Connect the power adapter and check that power is supplied. 3. Disconnect the power adapter and install the charged battery pack then check that power is supplied by the battery pack. If you suspect a power problem, see the appropriate power supply check in the following list Check the Power Adapter on page 71 Check the Battery Pack on page 72 Unplug the power adapter cable from the computer...

Machine Disassembly and Replacement

This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer Aspire 6935 for maintenance and troubleshooting. To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge Plastic flat head screw driver NOTE The screws for the different components vary in size. During the disassembly process, group the screws with the corresponding components to avoid mismatch when putting back the...

Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes

Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt NMI Initialize chipset with initial POST values Initialize caches to initial POST values Load alternate registers with initial POST values Restore CPU control word during warm boot Initialize PCI Bus Mastering devices Initialize cache before memory autosize Reset Programmable Interrupt Controller RAM failure on data bits xxxx of low byte of memory bus Enable cache before system BIOS shadow RAM failure on data bits xxxx of low byte of memory bus Enable cache before...

Index of SymptomtoFRU Error Message

LCD backlight doesn't work LCD is too dark LCD brightness cannot be adjusted LCD contrast cannot be adjusted Enter BIOS Utility to execute Load Setup Default Keyboard if contrast and brightness function key Unreadable LCD screen Missing pels in characters Abnormal screen Wrong color displayed LCD has extra horizontal or vertical lines displayed LCD inverter ID LCD inverter LCD cable LCD Indicator incorrectly remains off or on, but system runs correctly Reconnect the inverter board Inverter...

Hot Keys

Acer Aspire 4730z Function Keys

The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like sreen brightness, volume output and the BIOS utility. To activate hotkeys, press and hold the lt Fn gt key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. Launches Acer eSettings in Acer Empowering Technology. Launches Acer ePower Management in Acer Empowering Technology. Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor if connected and both. Turns the display screen...

Disassembly Procedure Flowchard

Flow Chart Frame Assembly

The flowchart on the succeeding page gives you a graphic representation on the entire disassembly sequence and instructs you on the components that need to be removed during servicing. For example, if you want to remove the system board, you must first remove the keyboard, then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order. 2. Slide the battery latch then remove the battery. Removing HDD Wirless Cover RAM Module Wireless LAN Card TV Tunder Card System Fan Thermal Module CPU ODD Dummy...

Acer Grid Vista dualdisplay compatible

NOTE This feature is only available on certain models. To enable the dual monitor feature of the notebook, first ensure that the second monitor is connected, then select Start, Control Panel, Display and click on Settings. Select the secondary monitor 2 icon in the display box and then click the check box Extend my windows desktop onto this monitor. Finally, click Apply to confirm the new settings and click OK to complete the process. Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four...

Acer eRecovery Management

Acer Erecovery Management

Acer eRecovery Management is a versatile backup utility. It allows you to create full or incremental backups, burn the factory default image to optical disc, and restore from previously created backups or reinstall applications and drivers. By default, user-created backups are stored to the D drive. Acer eRecovery Management provides you with Back up factory default to CD DVD Back up drivers and applications to CD DVD Restore system to factory default Reinstall applications drivers Restore...

BIOS Flash Utility

The BIOS flash memory update is required for the following conditions New versions of system programs Restore a BIOS when it becomes corrupted Use the Phlash utility to update the system BIOS flash ROM. NOTE If you do not have a crisis recovery diskette at hand, then you should create a Crisis Recovery Diskette before you use the Phlash utility. NOTE Do not install memory-related drivers XMS, EMS, DPMI when you use the Phlash. NOTE Please use the AC adaptor power supply when you run the Phlash...

Main

Que Significa Insydeh2o Utility

The Main screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information, and also includes basic setup parameters. It allows the user to specify standard IBM PC AT system parameters. I Help HQ Select I tem Exit lt Select Menu NOTE The screen above is for your reference only. Actual values may differ. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Sets the system time. The hours are displayed with 24-hour format....

Removing the BTCB screws

Flash Bios Acer Aspire 6935

Disconnect Media board FFC from the Switch cover. 31. Disconnect Media board FFC from the Switch cover. 1. Turn over the keyboard as the image shows. 2. Disconnect the Keyboard FFC from the main board. 3. Then remove the keyboard from the main unit. 4. Remove the 18 screws fastening the upper case and the lower case assembly as shown. 5. Disconnect the FFC from the main board. 6. Loose two screws from the TPCB. 9. Pull out the Wireless antenna. 10. Release four TPCB locker then remove the...

Boot

This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the distette drive in module bay, the onboard hard disk drive and the CD-ROM in module bay. This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the distette drive in module bay, the onboard hard disk drive and the CD-ROM in module bay. Boot priority order 1. IDE 0 ST960821A 2 IDE 1 MATSHITADVD 3 USB FDD 4. Network...

BIOS Setup Utility

The BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built into your computer s BIOS Basic Input Output System . Your computer is already properly configured and optimized, and you do not need to run this utility. However, if you encounter configuration problems, you may need to run Setup. Please also refer to Chapter 4 Troubleshooting when problem arises. To activate the BIOS Utility, press m during POST when Press lt F2 gt to enter Setup message is prompted on the bottom of screen ....

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

Acer Aspire 7220 Startup Button

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Aspire 6935. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering for parts to repair or for RMA Return Merchandise Authorization . Please note that WHEN ORDERING FRU PARTS, you should check the most up-to-date information available on your regional web or channel. For whatever reasons a part number change is made, it will not be noted on the printed Service Guide. For ACER AUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDERS, your Acer...

Remove IO baord and Main Board

Loose the daughter board screw then remove the daughter board from the machine. 16. Disconnect four cables on the M B as shown. 17. Loose the M B screw, remove RJ11 connector from the BTCB. 19. Disconnect LED B cable and USB B FFC. 20. Remove the USB board from BTCB. 21. Loose two Modem card screws. 22. Disconnect Modem card cable. 23. Remove Modem card from the M B.